Community Conversations
by Steve Mantis

Steve Mantis hosts Community Conversations TV Show at the local Thunder Bay cable channel. Steve describes this project as "The weekly show where we explore important issues with Interesting Local People".

Below you may find links to several of the interviews in the TV Show series.

All Community Conversations videos are publicly available at Steve's YouTube Channel, as well as at his Facebook page

  • Interview with Becky Casey, who has been researching people aging with a disability and reports on disabled workers experiences. To access the videos of the three-part interview published in June 2017, click the links below:

Becky Casey - Community Conversations - part 1

Becky Casey - Community Conversations - part 2

Becky Casey - Community Conversations - part 3

  • Interview with Iggy Kosny, a Scientist and the Chief Privacy Officer at the Institute for Work & Health, and a CRWDP co-investigator. Dr. Kosny has been looking at the experiences of injured workers and the workers compensation system for 10 years now and she shares some of that information in the interview. To access the videos of the three-part interview published in March 2017, click the links below:

       Iggy Kosny - Community Conversations - part 1

       Iggy Kosny - Community Conversations - part 2

       Iggy Kosny - Community Conversations - part 3

  • Interview with two participants from New Directions Speakers School - Dr. Richard Togman, Course Facilitator, and Amy Manning, the President of Vale Limbrick Youth Action group. Richard and Amy describe the unique Speakers School program to develop public speaking and communication skills focusing on achieving social justice. To access the videos of the three-part interview published in January, 2017, click the links below:

       Speakers School - Community Conversations - part 1

       Speakers School - Community Conversations - part 2

       Speakers School - Community Conversations - part 3

       Joan Eakin - Community Conversations - part 1

       Joan Eakin - Community Conversations - part 2

       Joan Eakin - Community Conversation - part 3